“Until you step into the frame of a divide, whether racial, economic or other, the words, the calculations and the slow pulse of a printer spitting out excel spreadsheets and dissertations for coffee-stained board room meetings to university viva defense chambers simply limit the constituency that they purports to encourage…”
“One form of defense from this snobbism was to create a sort of puritanism within photography – a little village kind of mentality. Our things, our games. Let’s not engage with the outer world as they are mean to us.”
“As we ponder the future fugue states of Europe, the diplomatic inadequacy of the New West and Russia, questions arise”
“Finally, a “Eureka Moment”- the image I “took” belongs to Martin Parr, the Godfather of Gaudy. I know this not because I have any of his books or any desire to devote much attention to his work, I know this because I have the Internet”
This video was released on the occasion of ‘The Whiteness of the Whale’, a solo exhibition by Paul Graham at Pier 24 Photography.
Exposición del artista Paul Graham “Europe : America”, en la sala de exposiciones de la Fundación Botín. Desde el 7 de octubre de 2011 hasta el 8 de enero de 2012. Más información en www.fundacionbotin.org.
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“One of the things that helps me with doing a book is getting a title at some point that lets me understand its content. I mean basically, that [points to the title of the book] is what’s in here. This [the first chapter] is ‘There,’ this [the second chapter] is the transition, ‘And,’ and this […]
Paul Graham’s work belongs to the tradition of social documentary photography. He developed an innovate artistic work whose view is directed uncompromisingly at social reality. For whitetube.de he speaks about one single series called PITTSBURGH which is exibited in a big show of Grahams work: ASX CHANNEL: PAUL GRAHAM
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“I have no problem with that. I don’t want to feign being intimate with somebody I meet 5 minutes ago.” Interview with Richard Woodward, New York City, June 2007 RW: Let’s start with this new book, which is actually a series of books, and work backwards. How did the project originate? PG: Well, my […]